How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks Thru Home Remedies

Coach Sapna on November 05, 2016

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What are stretch marks?

If you have stretch marks on your body, this article is for you!

A lot of people attain stretch marks when they are on a weight loss mission. It becomes necessary to know how to lose weight without getting any stretch marks.

Let me first tell you guys, what exactly is a stretch mark and where could one find them?

Stretch marks are irregular patterns that look like strips, lines of bands. They are usually seen on your skin when a wide fluctuation of weight arises in a short time period.

Stretch marks are seen in both, women and men, especially in the areas of buttocks, stomach, thighs, chest, and arms.

The major stretch marks causes are obesity, puberty, heredity, crash dieting and rapid weight gain. Stretch marks after pregnancy are also common among women.

If you have stretch marks on your body, this article is for you!

A lot of people attain stretch marks when they are on a weight loss mission. It becomes necessary to know how to lose weight without getting any stretch marks.

Let me first tell you guys, what exactly is a stretch mark and where could one find them?

Stretch marks are irregular patterns that look like strips, lines of bands. They are usually seen on your skin when a wide fluctuation of weight arises in a short time period.

Stretch marks are seen in both, women and men, especially in the areas of buttocks, stomach, thighs, chest, and arms.

The major stretch marks causes are obesity, puberty, heredity, crash dieting and rapid weight gain. Stretch marks after pregnancy are also common among women.

How Do Stretch Marks Go Away?

Stretch marks are tough to get rid of. The best way of doing so might include a consultation with a surgeon or a dermatologist.

Even if there are cosmetics available to get rid of stretch marks, there would be no guarantee of them going away. With continuous usage of the product or supplements on it, the change would be seen. I will tell you the best home remedies to get rid of them, in the cheapest way!

1. Potato Juice

  • Potato juice includes vitamins and minerals that help restore the skin cells and it cultivates their growth
  • The starch present in potato will help heal such marks. You can cut the potatoes in half and rub them on the stretch marks
  • Wait till the juice is dried out. It important that the potato juice is evenly covered on the areas of stretch marks.
  • Once dry, wash the area with lukewarm water

2. Vitamin A, E, and Aloe Vera

  • These three nutrients are best to nourish your skin and help get rid of stretch marks
  • To make the mixture, take oils of 5 vitamin A and 10 Vitamin E capsules. Add half a cup of Aloe Vera gel in it
  • Mix it well and rub it evenly on the stretch mark area, till it is completely absorbed by your skin
  • When repeating this process daily, the desirable results will be seen in no time

3. Castor Oil Massage

  • Castor oil contains lots of answers for your skin related questions. It is the best treatment for wrinkles, moles, age spots, fine lines, pimples, etc. especially with the stretch marks after pregnancy.
  • Massaging the affected area with castor oil for about 15 minutes is one way to start.
  • Wrap the area with the cotton cloth (preferred a thin cotton cloth)
  • Take a heating pad and let it rest on the infected area for at least 30 minutes.

Let’s prevent stretch marks while losing weight

Here are the ways in which you can prevent stretch marks on your body:

1. Take your time

  • Avoid a hasty weight loss regime. Irregular weight gain and loss is one of the most prominent stretch marks causes
  • Get rid of the diet that would eventually make your weight go up and down quickly.
  • Eat healthy and balanced diet and then shed some weight slowly
  • Take your time. Don’t lose more than 1kg per week.

2. Proper nutrition

  • Nutritional foods help in achieving good skin and avoid breaking skin fibres.
  • Items with high proteins should be included in the daily diet like nuts, vegetables, fruits, and seeds.
  • Other protein-rich food items include broccoli, chicken, eggs, fish, milk, yogurt, spinach, and chickpeas.

3. Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize

  • There are lots of creams and oils that help get rid of stretch marks. Their formulae include high collagen production and support the dermis.
  • Application of creams after a shower helps in getting rid of them.

How Much Time Will It Take To Get Rid Of Them?

Stretch marks are difficult to get rid of, instantly. It could take months, or sometimes even years to just fade, whereas some stretch marks disappear completely in given time.

For any reason given, stretch marks are not a sign of being ashamed and unhappy. They are a part of the human body and it is not impossible to get rid of them. Eating healthy and training patiently will help one get rid of them.

One should be proud of about the body and keep smiling for progress instead of perfection.

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Coach Sapna

PGDM from Kirloskar Institute Of Advanced Management Studies | PGDHRM from Symbiosis | Graduation in Microbiology (Hons) from Delhi University Marketing enthusiast by profession, with the love for interacting with consumers to understand their psychology towards any brand/product. Through my articles, I intend to help all those who are looking for inspiration and happiness in life.
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